4 steps for a solid retail experience

‘Service’ is about reacting, while an experience provides value to all involved.

Bryn Conway

Members don’t want service, they want an experience, says Bryn Conway, principal at BC Consulting and a former credit union marketer.

Service, she says, is transactional and reactive—and often involves complaints, she says.

“Service is about reacting to members’ ask, while an experience is engaged, proactive, personal, and memorable,” Conway says.

It also provides value. Customers who have a great experience are nine times more likely to recommend a company, eight times more likely to trust it, and seven times more likely to forgive a misstep, she says.

Conway outlines four ways to deliver a solid retail delivery experience:


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